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Jacobs ITS Network Administrator in Pompano Beach, Florida

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we don’t settle – always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look into the future with great optimism and focus. We don’t settle until we give our best and know that we’re making a difference. 

As ITS Network Administrator you’ll maintain computer networks as part of our collaborative team in Pompano Beach, FL. You’ll upgrade, configure, and install networking gear to include routers, switches and firewalls and possess networking knowledge of single and multimode fiber optic networks. The network administrator shares the responsibility to maintain a data / video network that supports an Incident Management System 24/7, 365 days a year. This position requires the network administrator to deploy related assets along roadways managed, maintained and operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise. The candidate must have experience with Layer 2 & 3 network protocols. In addition to proven networking technical skills, the Network Administrator must possess excellent communications skills. On call 24/7 duties are part of the job.

In this role you’ll also:

  • Provide hands-on network administration support, network maintenance and operations support.

  • Recommend networking software and hardware enhancements.

  • Build, configure, and troubleshoot local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), virtual local area network (VLAN) and other company networks.

  • Possess knowledge of network protocols such as OSPF, PIM, IGMP, VRRP, etc.

  • Diagnose and correct network systems issues.

  • Utilize software and hardware tools to identify and diagnose complex problems and factors affecting network performance.

  • Administer LAN/WAN security and malware control measures.

  • Build operational Operations and Maintenance (O&M) checklists to maintain the service (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly O&M checklists); build Tactics, Techniques and Processes (TTPs) and Standard Operating Processes (SOPs) associated with service checklists.

  • Monitoring LAN/WAN-related systems to proactively identify performance and operational issues.

  • Document and implement approved configuration changes.

  • Manage access control lists and networking equipment.

  • Perform routine maintenance on network-related components and equipment.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Associates degree in information technology, computer science, or other relevant fields, with a minimum of 4 years of networking experience

  • Professional certification(s), such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), or equivalent, or able to obtain certification within 12 months of hire

  • Physical ability to walk construction sites and work outdoors under varying weather conditions

  • Ability to be assigned On-Call status

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications

  • Valid driver’s license

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree information technology, computer science, or other relevant fields

  • Ability to keep up to date with various new technology and related certification coming into the marketplace, as determined appropriate by management.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.